A. lad named JKegioald Long, who has been missing for some days, was drowned in the Manawatu Eiver near Paiaka. By the discharge of dynamite the body was brought to the surface, but disappeared before it could be secured.
NAPIER.—This day, Suicide of a Remittance Man.
Charles Henry Dowsett, a remittance man, aged about 30, formerly a resident of Wellington, committed suicide at his lodgings. He had been low-spirited, and complained of pains in his head for some little time back. He was seen alive at 9 o'clock, but at 130 o'clock he was discovered in his bed-room with his throat cut. He had then been dead several hours.
CHRISTCRURCH—This day. The Governor and party left for the West Coast yesterday.
DUNEDIN. -This day A Eoy Drowned.
A boy named Samuel Neill was drowned iti the Olutha Kiver at Kaitangata, He fell in opposite his parents' residence,